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An Excellent New Yorker Article on PRP for Sports-Related Injuries

An excellent article was posted this month at The New Yorker’s online hub – newyorker.com

The article looks at PRP treatments, with the story of Chris Waddell, an athlete who was paralyzed in a college skiing accident, but went on to accomplish amazing athletic achievements including five gold medals in the Paralympic Games. After experiencing a rotator cuff tear and torn biceps tendon, he tried rehab, exercises and cortisone shots with limited success. Facing surgery, he decided to try PRP. His return to health has been remarkable.

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Platelet Rich Plasma and Prolotherapy for Rotator Cuff Tears

Platelet Rich Plasma Prolotherapy For Rotator Cuff Tears

Physicians should consider platelet rich plasma prolotherapy for patients with tendinopathies or rotator cuff tears before any surgical interventions.

History: A 40 year old woman presents with a 3 year history of right shoulder pain which began during a kickboxing workout. She pushed past the pain on three subsequent workouts until she could no longer lift her arm or continue her work as a hairdresser.

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